I haven’t made a Halloween themed quilt before, so I thought it would be fun to make a nice simple ghost one. Ghostly Boo is a really simple block to make and reminds me of the PacMan ghost; I am a child of the 80s after all.
Fussy Cutting HST’s is really good fun and a great way to show off some of those adorable prints you have in your stash. I find it easier to create myself a simple template first and then I can use this as a viewing window to get my motif just right. Creating a Fussy Cut[Read more]
Mini Christmas Tote Bags are a really fun, simple make that look adorable on the Christmas Tree with some sweeties inside. To make the Star mini Tote cut out the following: 1 7/8” squares in the star fabric (x4) 1 7/8” squares in background fabric (x4) 1 1/2” squares in the background fabric (x4) 1[Read more]
Elmer turns 30 this year so when I was asked to make an Elmer cushion I was very excited. I think the look of Elmer and his patchwork squares was one of the first things to attract me to quilting.
It’s taken me a while to come around to hand sewing, don’t get me wrong I constantly see amazing EPP projects and wish I could make them, but I have doubts about both my skill and patience. Recently I’ve started seeing the advantages of having a mobile sewing project so I decided to give it[Read more]
So you may know me as SewYellow, thats how it has been for the last five years, but I’ve recently decided that I need to re-brand. This has been a natural evolution from selling patterns and kits, starting to develop my pattern writing, being commissioned by magazines and now writing a book. Whilst I love[Read more]
You’ve got to love a quilty request and how could I say no to this one? My daughter, Ella, requested a picnic blanket with a waterproof backing to take on her adventures. I’ve made smaller versions with waterproof backings, like little changing mats but nothing quite so big, so I thought what a great excuse to test it out …